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12 myths about Mormons — From caffeine to the Bible to birth control

As Americans cast their ballots and the clock ticks toward midnight in Mitt Romney’s presidential quest, this much is clear: Americans didn’t know much about the candidate’s LDS faith when this "Mormon moment" began.

Now, thousands of headlines, dozens of TV newscasts and one Tony-winning Broadway musical later, Americans still don’t know much about Latter-day Saints and their beliefs.

But they know more. All those stories educated millions of observant Americans about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Still, some "understandings" remain misunderstandings — and many views of the religion are still skewed, exaggerated or flat-out wrong.

Here are 12 persistent myths about Mormonism:

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